Facts

FACTS:
  • Adlof Hitler was time’s man of the year for 1938.
  • Nobel prize-alferd noble the inventor of dynamite was first presented in 1901.
  • The mt.everest was suggested in 1865 as tribute to sir george everest the surveyour genral of India.
  • Cards-spade-king david.heart-charlemagne.diamond-julius Caesar.ass-alexander.
  • There are 300000 active mosques in India more than any other country ,including the muslim country.
  • Air condition-w.h.carrier,helicopter-sikarsky,stethoscope-lank
  • Einstein wrote his theory only in german.its translated by j.c.bose
  • Star tv-satelite television asian region
  • Icici-industrail credit and investment corpartion of India
  • Adidas-all day I dream about sports
  • Cow has four stomach
  • Spiders has transparent blood
  • Penguin can convert salt water into fresh water.
  • Woodpecker can peck twenty times a second
  • State of florida is bigger than England
  • Storage capacity of human brain is greater than 4 tr byte
  • Turtles have no teeth
  • Shark are immune to disease they do not  suffer from any disease
  • Widely spoken language in the world Chinese
  • Doctors in Canada use adhesive instead of stitiches lowering possibilities of bacteria infection
  • Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word navgaith
  • New Zealand is home of 70 million sheep and only 40 million people
  • Laughing lowers the stress harmones strengthens the immune system
  • Hippopotomus gives birth under water
  •  Alexander graham bells wife and mother were both deaf
  • Canada is an Indian word meaning “big village”
  • 259200 people die every day
  • Babies are bron without knee cap for 2-4 years
  • Its possible to make a cow go up the stairs but never go down
  • Finger nail grow four times faster than toe tail
  • Pigs can have 30 min long organism
  • Only human sleep on the back
  • The brain stops growing at age of 18
  • Chess was invented in India
  • There are more tv sets in the us than there are people in the uk
  • Men loose about 40 hairs a day women lose about 70 hairs a day
  • The hardness of  ice is similar to that of conceret
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open
  • A new born kangaroo  is  about 1 inch in length.
  • Ruler first introduced traffic rules is julier Caesar
  • Old name of NASA-sky lab
  • During your life time you will take about 60,000 pounds of food(6 elephants)
  • 91% of us lie regularly
  • You cant create a folder called con in Microsoft windows
  • A rat can fall from a five story building without injury
  • Colgate in Spanish “go and hang your self’
  •  Chamelean’s tounge is longer than its  body.
  • Einstein was offered the presidency of isarel ,but he turn down
  •   Rat will eat almost any thing,include dead of his species
  • Taurine an ingredient in red bull originally come from bull
  • Indians has more cellphone than toilets.
  • Violin consist of 70 different pieces of wood
  • Lightning can strike from from the ground upto 70 km/hr
  • It takes 3days to reach moon
  • Who-1948
  • Russian revolution-1917
  • French revolution-1789
  • Head quarter  ilo-geneva
  • Purest form of carbon-diamond
  • Father of economics-adam smith
  • Father of drama-kalidas
  • Father of  political science-aristotill
  • Father of nuclear science-h t bhaba
  • Rashtriya swasti bima yojano=health insurance scheme for bil families
  • Hypoglycemia-low blood  sugar
  • Old name of new york-new Amsterdam
  • Permanet sec. of  saarc-kathmandu
  • Lokayakta submits to-speaker of legistative assembly
  • Potassium & sodium-lighter than water
  • Largest island of Indian ocean-madgaskar
  • Egg city-namakkal
  • City blood-tezpur
  • Bangle city-hyderbad
  • River of sorrow-kosy
  • Bengal’s sorrow-damodar
  • Ancient name of Bengal-gauda
  • Prahalad jani called mataji living without food for 65 yrs by special yoga
  • Father of electricity-michael farady
  • Father of nuclear physics-ernest Rutherford
  • Father of atom bomb-otto hahn
  • Imf -1945
  • Acid rain-so2
  • Soft drinks-carbonic acid
  • Cows face north or south to graze all over world
  • Anolive tree can live over 2000 years
  • The total weight of ant in earth is about same as the weight of all humans on earth.
  • The sex of child is determined by-chromosomes of father
  • Sea route 2 india was discovered by portugese
  • Botox is actually a toxin
  • There’s no atmosphere on the moon
  • You cant hold a conversation on bare ground
  • Secretion of liver –bile
  • Hen egg hatch in 21 days
  • Average heart beat-70-72
  • Rusty planet-mars
  • Hostile plant-mercury
  • Roling planet-uranus
  • -Mysterious planet-venus
  • Dna-di oxpibonucleic acid
  • Inventor of 1st atm-john shepherd barron 27 june  1967 london  Barclays bank
  • UNO-24 oct 1945
  • American revolution-1776
  • A cat cannot see directly under its nose.this is why the cat cannot seem to find titbits on the floor
  • A shrimp’s heart is in their head
  • The first genral election was held in the year-1952
  • There is no search results for + and – in google
  • 1st woman chief minister in India?->sucheta kripalani
  • Owls have eyeballs that tubular in shape,because of this,they cant move their eyes
  • When a puppy is born,it is blind and toothless
  • The tree produces more oxygen->redwood
  • Sofia is the capital of->Bulgaria
  • Indira Gandhi:iron lady of India
  • J.r.d tata:father of civil aviation in India
  • Jamshedji tata:father of Indian industry
  • Whale sharks are the biggest sharks,but they are completely harmless.they eat plankton
  • Starfish have an eye on each one of their 5 arms
  • Air becomes liquid at minus 190 degree Celsius
  • Pain occur when sounds are above 130 db
  • Mosquitoes are attracted 2 pregnant women.they can fly through rain drops with out getting hit.
  • Artha sastra authored by ->chanakya
  • Angel falls in Venezuela is so high that the water often evaporates before it can land.
  • Horses cant vomit
  • Pig cant look up in the sky
  • To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw,push ur thumbs into its eye balls it will let u go instantly
  • Different parts of our body age at different times
  • Barin-20
  • Fertility-35
  • Hair-30
  • Gut –55
  • Breast-35
  • Bladder-65
  • Lungs-20
  • Voice-65
  • Eyes-40
  • Heart-40
  • Liver-70
  • Longest lake-kaspen
  • The frontier line between India&china-macmohan lake
  • Biggest country-russia
  • Biggest island-greenland
  • Longest river-nile
  • Biggest river-amazon
  • Phiroze jeejebhoy towers-bse
  • German shepherds bite human more than any other breed dog
  • Like foot print every one have different tongue print
  • First women ips officer kiran bedi
  • Women airline pilot-durba banerjee
  • First in India cj-harila j.kania
  • Women judge of supreme court-fatima beevi
  • Speaker of lok sabha-g.v.mavlankar
  • Earthworm  breathe through their skin
  • Snake move through scales
  • Tomatoes & cucumbers are fruits,not vegetables
  • Verb is actually a noun
  • There are 7 rays on each statue of liberty.they represent the 7 continents and 7 seas of the world
  • Shortest war in history was fought on 1896,England&Zanzibar only 38 min
  • There are more cows in India,than there are cars in the united states
  • When james bond is translated  in Chinese in google it will come as 007
  • India discovered freezing mixture before Europe.saltpetre was used for cooling water befor 1580.this discovery is attributed to akbar
  • City of lake-bhopal
  • Little sliver-platinum
  • Quick silver-mercury
  • Moth as no stomach
  • New york city-big apple
  • The largest eggs in the world are laid by a shark
  • An average human heart beats over 100,000 times a day
  • Alexander the Great was an epileptic
  • According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg
  • Hummingbirds can't walk
  • During a 24-hour period,the average human will breathe 23,040 times
  • The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year
  • The Number Decimal System & the Binary System were invented in ancient India
  • It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest
  • Children grow faster in the springtime
  • Fingernails grow faster than toenails
  • The Rupee was derived from the Sanskrit word Raupya, which means silver
  • Rs 10 note was introduced in 1864.
  • Rs 5 note=1872
  • Rs100 note=1900
  • Which river divides the Hungarian capital into Buda & Pest?=Danube
  • 'S' Shaped sea is=Atlantic Oceasn
  • A group of owls is called a parliament
  • The length of Konkan Railway is?=760 km
  • "Flora Fountain" named after Roman Godess
  • Sororicide means.?=killing of sister
  • Grapes EXPLODE when you put them in the microwave!
  • Oysters can change genders back and forth
  • 'racecar' is spelled the same forwards&backwards
  • The 1st Nobel Peace prize was awarded to whom?=Jean Henry Dunant
  • Which country won the 1st Miss World Pageant title=Sweden
  • Who was the 1st Indian to win Booker prize?=Salam Rushdie
  • Which is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world?= Damasa
  • 1 out of 8 couples who got married in the UnitedStates in 2009 met via social media
  • The first railway line in India was opened inyear?=1853
  • Wisdom Teeth normaly appear in the age group of?=17-30 years
  • How many countries are members of SAARC?-7
  • Bodo tribals live mostly in?=Assam
  • Which is India's most urbanised state?=Maharashtra
  • The world's first artificial satellite?=Sputnik
  • The UNO was founded on?=24 October 1945
  • Which company launched the 1st mobile phone?=Motorola
  • In which year the 1st Blackberry smartphone launched?=2002
  • What language did the Budha preach in?=Pali
  • Whose picture appear on a US$100 bill?=Benjamin Franklin
  • There are no ants in Iceland,Greeland&Antarctica
  • During WW-II, the United States tried to train BATS to drop bombs in mid-flight
  • 2.6 billion people (about 40% of world population)have no toilets,so they defecate out in the open
  • Dollar Bills are made out of cotton
  • Male seahorses are the ones that get pregnant
  • Sharks become paralyzed if tipped upside down
  • One of the loudest animals is a shrimp!
  • Param Vir Chakra is the highest gallantry award
  • Bharat Ratna is the highest Civilian award
  • Which is the longest purana?=Skanda Purana
  • Bacteria on the human's skin
  • There are more than 20million bacteria present on each square inch of the man's skin
  • Which country observes the birthday of Gandhiji as their National Day?=USA
  • In which country is the world's largest tunnel located?=Japan
  • Which place is known in the name' Kalaait Nunait'=Greenland
  • Malaca strait separates=Malaysia and Sumatra
  • 'Harmander Sahib' =Golden Temple
  • Mexico City sinks several inches annually
  • Male emperor penguins can survive4 2months without food
  • A day is longer than a year on Venus
  • Homosexuality was listed as a mental illness with the American Psychiatric Association until 1973
  • A chameleon can move its eyes in 2different directions at the same time
  • Iceland is mostly green and grassy,Greenland is mainly cold&icy
  • The average human foot contains over 250,000 sweat glands
  • Counting to one trillion would take close to 542,241 years.
  • 1954-66: British Empire&Commonwealth games
  • 1970-74:British Commonwealth games
  • From 1978: Commonwealth games
  • commonwealth nations=54
  • Conjoined twins occur once in every 200,000 births.
  • 2010 Delhi commonwealth games mascot->Shera(tiger)
  • 1930-50: British Empire games
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from DEAD SKIN
  • The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for Blood plasma
  • Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6feet away from a toilet 2avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television
  • Some lions mate over 50 times a day
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out
  • Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart
  • German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dogs
  • The only two animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit & the Parrot
  • Intelligent people have more Zinc& Copper
  • 1st Asian 2get Nobel Peace=Le Duc Tho
  • The country which uses the name 'Suomi' in stamps=Finland
  • How many squares are there in a chess board=64
  • Indian constitution is?=QuasiFederal
  • If a statue in the park of aPerson on a horse has both front legs in the air,thePerson died in battle;if the horse has1front leg in theAir.The person died as a result of wounds received in battle;if the horse has all 4legs on the ground,the person died of natural cause .
  • The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30feet!
  • Fiji was discovered by=Abel Tasman
  • "Dilli Chalo".These words are related to=Subash Chandra Bose
  • The planet having largest number of satellites=Jupiter
  • Venezuelans pay only 6 cents for a gallon of gasoline.
  • Norway is the recycle capital of the world
  • Nokia started as a paper company
  • Human eye has the ability to distinguish roughly 10 million different colors
  • Chewing Gum contains rubber
  • Shortest place name is 'A' which is located in both Sweden&Norway
  • Siberia contains more than 25% of the world's forests
  • If U remain calm during the first 90seconds of a plane crash,you will likely survive!
  • Fresh apples can float in water
  • Switching letters is called spoonerism.For example,saying jag of Flapan,instead of Flag of Japan
  • A girl named Ashleigh Morris from Australia is allergic to water
  • The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.
  • where was the first canal built?=The Grand Canal in China (5th Century BC)
  • National flag of Mozambican:It contains the picture of AK-47
  • In Memory of Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (born in Colar,AP on 15 Sept'1861), the 15th Sept is celebrated as Engineer's day
  • Which country compels its women citizen to join the military=Israel
  • The city of Savopolo is located on the banks of river=Tiete
  • The 'V' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus',but for 'and'(in civil proceedings) or 'against' (in criminal proceedings)
  • If U are right handed,U will tend 2chew your food on your right side.If U are left handed,U will tend 2chew your food on your left side
  • The first transcontinental phone call took place on January 25,1915
  • An ATM in Abu Dhabi dispenses gold in exchange for regular currency
  • Some hair bands manufactured in China are made of recycled condoms
  • In China, finishing all the food in a meal is considered to be rude
  • Pope Benedict XVI is fluent in German,English,Italian ,Spanish&has knowledge of Portugese.He can also speak classical Latin
  • The largest mosque in India-Juma Masjid,Delhi was built byShahjahan1656AD25,000 worshipers can perform their prayers here in the courtyardE
  • What is the meaning of the word'Upanishad'?=Sitting by the side of Guru
  • The architect of Taj Mahal?=Ustad IsaE
  • Who is the 'Father of Internet'?=Tim Berners Lee
  • The White House was painted white 2hide=Fire damage
  • Vinegar is also called as?=acetic acid
  • The greatest ocean depth is the?=Mariana Trench
  • The most densely populated Island in the world is=Honshu
  • The people of which country are known as 'Flemings'?=Belgium
  • The tallest peak in Africa=Mount Kilimanjaro
  • The storm in the Carribean sea is known as=Hurricane
  • The strait of Gibralter separates Africa from=Europe
  • The youngest Nobel laureate is Lawrence Bragg who was just 25 when he received the Nobel Prize 4Physics in1915
  • The oldest known lens was found in the ruins of ancient Nineveh & was made of polished rock crystalwho was the first Indian athlete to reach Olympic finals= Milkha Singh
  • The largest forest in the world=Taiga (Siberia)
  • The first Biological Park of India=Agasthyarkoodam
  • Solar eclipse takes place when=Moon comes betweenEarth&Sun
  • Sound travels fastest in=Steel
  • Minimum age required to become a Lok Sabha member is=25
  • The unit of frequency is=Hertz
  • Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to the Sun
  • No two tigers ever have the same stripes
  • There are 92 cases of nuclear bombs lost at sea
  • Squid have three hearts
  • Brushing your teeth&gums regularly could help with heart disease
  • Men Are More Likely Than Women to Be Hit by Lightning
  • The Nepalese name of MountEverest=Sagarmatha
  • The mountain range that separatesAsia&Europe=Urals
  • Who is known as Haryana Hurricane=Kapil Dev
  • New Moore islands is situated in Bay of Bengal
  • The land of Humming Bird=Tonga
  • Olive Branch Petetion was associated with=American Revolution
  • The Japanese call their country as=Nippon
  • Which state is called as Milk Pail ofIndia=Haryana
  • The largest forest in the world=Taiga(Siberia)
  • The deepest lake in the world is Beikal in Russia
  • 18 of the top 25 largest hotels in the world are located in Las VegasScallops have 60 eyes
  • The 'Diamond city' in India=Surat
  • The month of August will not have another Friday the 13th until the year 2021
  • Tennis was originally played with bare hands
  • The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification as far back as AD 700
  • 'Tower of silence' is situated in Mumbai
  • Who discovered laser=Charles H Townes
  • The Internet was originally called ARPANet
  • The average life span of a typicalElephant is50 to 70 years
  • Dolphins are one of the most intelligent animals on theEarth
  • Blood is also called 'the river of life' because it plays a vital role of transportation in our body
  • 11% of people are left handed
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"
  • A Hippopotamus can faster than a man
  • "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order
  • cats spend 66% of their life asleep
  • A whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound
  • Birds need gravity2swallow
  • The god of all cars in terms of its seed.cost.top class looks and massive power....THE BUGGATI VEYRON steps into the holy land....with a cost of 16.3crores.more than 1000horse power and a top speed of 413kmph...its main feature is its agility with which 2.5secs is mearly enough to reach from 0 to 100kmph...   
  • Red Sea is red due to the presence of which seaweed?=Trichodesmium
  • The meeting place of both the While&Blue Nile=Khartoum
  • Name of the engineer who built the Suez Canal?=Ferdinad De Lesseps
  • Which  gas is abundant in the sun?=HydrogenTokyo was once known as Edo
  • Australia was originally called New Holland
  • New York was once called New Amsterdam
  • Davinci invented scissors
  • there is no proof as to who built the Taj Mahal
  • it took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint Mona Lisa
  • Mapping is older than Writing
  • Your heart beat 101,000 times a day.During your lifetime it will beat about 3 billion times and pump about 400 million litres of blood
  • The only flag in the whole world with just 1single colour,green is that of Libya.There are no designs,insignia or other details on the flag
  • An elephants ears are used to regulate body temperature
  • when lightning strikes it can reach up to30000 degrees Celsius
  • Pieces of bread were used2erase pencil marks before rubber eraser was invented
  • Human brain uses approximately as much energy as a 20 wattMore people die annually because ofSmoking than fromAIDS
  • Apples float in water because25%of their volume is air
  • Sharkscan't swim backwards
  • Japan is distributing iPads to its sumo wrestlers because cell phones are too SMALL for their hands!
  • An elephant's trunk contains over 40000 muscles
  • Nauru is the World's Smallest Independent Republic
  • The Age Calculated to the Tree is known as Dendrochronology.
  • Oldest National Flag in the World=Denmark's National Flag
  • The Highest waterfall in India=Gersoppa (Karnataka)
  • City of Cycles=Beijing
  • Oldest almost complete manuscript of theBible still existing is the Codex Vaticanus,dating from the 1st half of the4thCentury,now inVatican
  • During historic Civil Wars,when troops returned without any casualties-a writing was put up so all can see which read "O killed" From here we get the expression"O.K" Which means All is Good
  • The word Cemetery comes from the Greekword Koimetirioin which means Dormitory
  • What is the meaning of the Arabic word 'suf' from which the term 'sufi' is obtained?=Wool
  • EarthHour is observed all over theworld onMarch27
  • Fish can survive in a frozen lake because?Water near the bottom does not freeze
  • Orange City=Nagpur
  • Pink City=Jaipur
  • Holy Land=Palestine
  • Brazil accounts for 1/3 of the world's coffee production
  • Canada has more lakes than any other country
  • cucumbers are 96% water.
  • Australia is the only country that is also a continent
  • The national anthems of Japan, Jordan, and San Marino each have only 4 lines
  •  L0s Angeles C0ntains M0re Cars Then Pe0ple.
  •  Nap0le0n A Gr8 General In The History,Was Afraid 0f Cats.
  •  At Christmas 0f 1969,Black Sn0w Fell In Sweden
  •  Wearing Head Ph0nes 4 Just An H0ur Will Increas The Bacteria In Ur Ear By 700 Times.
  •  A Duck's Quack D0esnt Ech0.
  • English became India's official language in the yr=1835
  • all insects have6legs
  • Frogs can't swallow with their eyes open
  • Pearls melt inVinegar
  • EI Nino is a sea storm
  • which helps the flowering of plants?=Phosphorus
  • Which article is called as the Soul of the Constitution=Article 32
  • In which ground did SachinTendulkar made his debut in one daycricket=Gujjanwala
  • The land of Humming Bird=Tonga
  • Rain contains vitamin B12
  • When Alexander Bell passed away in 1922,every telephone served by the  Bell System in the USA & Canada was silent for one minute
  • The father of English poetry=GeoffreyChaucer
  • The original name of poetTulsidas=Rambola
  • The word Islam means=submission to the will of Allah
  • Who designed the symbol of Indian Rupee?=D Udayakumar
  • Spring balance is used to measure=Weight
  • Evolution Day is observed onNov-24
  • The Origin of Species written by Charles Darwin
  • Valmiki's name before his transformation was?=Ratnakaran
  • Tobacco is a $200 billion industry, producing six trillion cigarettes a year - about 1,000 cigarettes for each person on earth
  • Gymnasiums were introduced in900BC&Greek athletes practiced in the nude2the accompaniment of music&also performed naked at the OlympicGames
  • Bananas are the world's most popular fruit after tomatoes. In western countries, they could account for 3% of a grocer's total sales
  • Since space is essentially empty it can't carrySound.Therefore there is no Sound in space,at least not the sort of sound that we are used to  
  • Millie, the White House Dog, earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1999..... Karnataka
  •  Water based mammals, like dolphins and whales swish their tails up and down. Only fish can move them sideways.
  • Which is the largest man made lake in India=Indira Sagar Lake
  • The cells used in mobile phone are=Lithium ion cells
  • An Olympic gold medal is almost 99% silver
  • Astronaut Neil Armstrong left his space boots on the MOON!
  • Air consist of 78% Nitrogen-only21% consists ofOxygen.Remaining1% consists of Carbon Dioxide,Argon,Neon,Helium,Krypton,Hydrogen,Xenon&Ozone
  • Why is Nagpur called the Zero Mile Centre?Nagpur is precisely at the Geographical Centre-point of India&the Zero mile marker located here.
  • First person 2sail round the world=Ferdinand Magellan
  • First woman 2win Olympic gold=Charlotte Cooper
  • First test tube baby=Louise Joy Brown 1st space craft to land on Mars=Viking in 1975
  • 1stwoman in space=Valentina Tereshkova
  • 1st Man in space=Yuri Gagarin
  • 1st Newspaper=Relation
  • What geographical features connect Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova &Ukraine?=Danube
  • Name the country which has no cinema theatre=Saudi Arabia
  • The word 'Pakistan 'was invented by a Cambridge student namely?= Rahmat Ali
  • The 1st cement factory was established in1904 at Chennai
  • Which state is known as the Land of Legends?=Gujarat
  • Who is known as the father of Internet?=Winton Surf
  • Who described Gandhiji 'the half naked Fakir'?=WinstonChurchill
  • Light of Asia=Buddha
  •  Which is the largest Post Office in Asia?=Mumbai
  • Father of Indian Budget=Mahalanobis
  • Name of the army of Vatican=The Swiss Guard
  • Which is the longest canal in the world?=Volga-Baltic Canal
  • AK-47 was invented by=Michael Kalashnikov
  • Father of Modern Science=Roger Beacon
  • Who coined the word 'gas'?=J.Van Helmont
  • Biggest star in ourGalaxy?=Proxima Centauri
  • Who designed the national flag of Italy?=Napoleon Bonapar
  •  England's first great industry was wool
  • Worker ants live for only 45-60 days, but queen ants have been known to live as long as 29 years!
  • The umbrella was invented to block the sun,not the rain
  • Pumice is the only rock that floats on water
  • Accounts fromHolland&Spain suggest that during the1500s&1600sUrine was commonly used as a tooth-cleaning agent
  • The Name of the second Atom Bomb?=Fat Man
  • Who invented Plywood?=Immanuel Nobel(Father of Alfred Nobel)
  • Who invented the Electron=JJ Thomson
  • What is the strongest force in the Universe?=Nuclear force
  • Who invented diesel engine?=Rudolf Diesel
  • Who invented Stethoscope?=Rene Laenec
  • Which are primary colours?=Red,Greeen & Blue
  • What is the working principle of a ball point pen?=Gravity
  • One Gallon is equal to 4.54 liters
  • chameleon can move its eyes in 2different directions at the same time
  • Iceland is mostly green and grassy,Greenland is mainly cold&icy
  • The average human foot contains over 250,000 sweat glands
  • Counting to one trillion would take close to 542,241 years.
  • 4.5 million Americans will a need blood transfusion each year.
  • 43,000 pints: amount of donated blood used each day in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Someone needs blood every two seconds.
  • Only 37 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood – less than 10 percent do annually.**
  • About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital need blood.
  • One pint of blood can save up to three lives.
  • Healthy adults who are at least 17 years old, and at least 110 pounds may donate about a pint of blood – the most common form of donation – every 56 days, or every two months. Females receive 53 percent of blood transfusions; males receive 47 percent.
  • 94 percent of blood donors are registered voters.
  • Four main red blood cell types: A, B, AB and O. Each can be positive or negative for the Rh factor. AB is the universal recipient; O negative is the universal donor of red blood cells.
  • Dr. Karl Landsteiner first identified the major human blood groups – A, B, AB and O – in 1901.
  • One unit of blood can be separated into several components: red blood cells, plasma, platelets and cryoprecipitate.
  • Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's organs and tissues.
  • Red blood cells live about 120 days in the circulatory system.
  • Platelets promote blood clotting and give those with leukemia and other cancers a chance to live.
  • Plasma is a pale yellow mixture of water, proteins and salts.
  • Plasma, which is 90 percent water, makes up 55 percent of blood volume.
  • Healthy bone marrow makes a constant supply of red cells, plasma and platelets.
  • Blood or plasma that comes from people who have been paid for it cannot be used to human transfusion.
  • Granulocytes, a type of white blood cell, roll along blood vessel walls in search of bacteria to engulf and destroy.
  • White cells are the body's primary defense against infection.
  • Apheresis is a special kind of blood donation that allows a donor to give specific blood components, such as platelets.
  • Forty-two days: how long most donated red blood cells can be stored.
  • Five days: how long most donated platelets can be stored.
  • One year: how long frozen plasma can be stored.
  • Much of today's medical care depends on a steady supply of blood from healthy donors.
  • 3 pints: the average whole blood and red blood cell transfusion.*
  • Children being treated for cancer, premature infants and children having heart surgery need blood and platelets from donors of all types, especially type O.
  • Anemic patients need blood transfusions to increase their red blood cell levels.
  • Cancer, transplant and trauma patients, and patients undergoing open-heart surgery may require platelet transfusions to survive.
  • Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease that affects more than 80,000 people in the United States, 98 percent of whom are of African descent.
  • Many patients with severe sickle cell disease receive blood transfusions every month.
  • A patient could be forced to pass up a lifesaving organ, if compatible blood is not available to support the transplant.
  • Thirteen tests (11 for infectious diseases) are performed on each unit of donated blood.
  • 17 percent of non-donors cite "never thought about it" as the main reason for not giving, while 15 percent say they're too busy.
  • The #1 reason blood donors say they give is because they "want to help others."
  • Shortages of all blood types happen during the summer and winter holidays.
  • Blood centers often run short of types O and B red blood cells.
  • The rarest blood type is the one not on the shelf when it's needed by a patient.
  • There is no substitute for human blood.
  • If all blood donors gave three times a year, blood shortages would be a rare event (The current average is about two.).
  • If only one more percent of all Americans would give blood, blood shortages would disappear for the foreseeable future.
  • 46.5 gallons: amount of blood you could donate if you begin at age 17 and donate every 56 days until you reach 79 years old.
  • Four easy steps to donate blood: medical history, quick physical, donation and snacks.
  • The actual blood donation usually takes about 10 minutes. The entire process – from the time you sign in to the time you leave – takes about an hour.
  • After donating blood, you replace the fluid in hours and the red blood cells within four weeks. It takes eight weeks to restore the iron lost after donating.
  • You cannot get AIDS or any other infectious disease by donating blood.
  • 10 pints: amount of blood in the body of an average adult.
  • One unit of whole blood is roughly the equivalent of one pint.
  • Blood makes up about 7 percent of your body's weight.
  • A newborn baby has about one cup of blood in his body.
  • Giving blood will not decrease your strength.
  • Any company, community organization, place of worship or individual may contact their local community blood center to host a blood drive.
  • Blood drives hosted by companies, schools, places of worship and civic organizations supply roughly half of all blood donations across the U.S.
  • People who donate blood are volunteers and are not paid for their donation.
  • 500,000: the number of Americans who donated blood in the days following the September 11 attacks.
  • Blood donation. It's about an hour of your time. It's About Life.

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